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Land of Plenty Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    62

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Village Voice Michael Atkinson

    Land of Plenty is a woozy fantasia on California dreaming, all agog at urban strife and blabby with redundant voiceover.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Variety

    Rocky but respectable Land of Plenty proves the helmer often does better with low budgets, fast schedules and young collaborators. Slushy final 10 minutes nearly trashes with triteness the good work that precedes it.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New York Times Dana Stevens

    Land of Plenty, is like a clumsy, well-meaning intervention in a family quarrel. Mr. Wenders may not have the power to heal the rifts his movie acknowledges - and his account of them may not always be persuasive - but there is nonetheless something touching about his heartfelt concern.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    Hampered by an ending that overreaches needlessly, the film is nevertheless worthy and unmistakably the effort of an enduringly distinctive and important filmmaker.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    Thought-provoking story of how terror and paranoia affect two Americans who love their country.

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